Culina has named food giant General Mills as the ‘anchor’ client at its new 280,000ft² ambient logistics facility at Port Salford. The food firm, which markets brands including Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Green Giant, Betty Crocker, Nature Valley and Yoplait, will be the first customer at the site, which is due to open fully in April next year. The site will act as a central hub for General Mills’ ambient brands arriving via short sea movements from mainland Europe, with […]
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.
The number of people employed in logistics jobs based in Northamptonshire is set to double in the next 10 years as the county takes steps to improve its place at the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, a report has revealed. According to a survey by the Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) – backed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills – some 51,750 people will be employed in logistics and transport jobs in the county by 2021. Currently 27,000 people […]
Scania has revealed plans to launch a range of fast-charging electric long-distance HGVs within the next few years as it ramps up its drive towards battery-powered sustainable vehicles.